An incisive portrait of life aboard a Sicilian fishing vessel, the film depicts the daily struggle of fishermen to earn a living in a harsh physical environment that brings out the social and economic tensions of modern society.
Rossella Schillaci earned a MA in Visual Anthropology and Documentary Direction at the University of Manchester (U.K.). In 2009 she was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus. She produced and directed several documentaries for RAI and Sky. Her last three documentaries have been awarded in many international film festivals, including the Jean Rouch Film Festival of Paris, the Prize for Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage of RAI, the Turin Film Festival.